and mr. president, if i praised all the chapters of your remarkable life, then we would be here all night. so let me simply say this about our gracious host. mr. press president, the state of israel has been the cause of your life through bitter wars and fragile peace, through hardship and prosperity. you've built her. you've cared for her, you've strengthened her, you've nurtured the next generation who will inherit her. ben gurion, mayer, begin, rabin, these giants have left us. only you are with us still. a founding father in our midst and we are so grateful for your vision, your friendship, but most of all for your example including the example of your extraordinary vitality, every time i see your president, i ask him who his doctor is. we all want to know the secret.